PHS Announcements - Wednesday, October 26th
Dianna Johnson
Wednesday, October 26, 2016


Wednesday, October 26th

CHARACTER TRAIT: Honesty/Integrity

“Respect is Earned, Honesty is Appreciated, Love is Gained and Loyalty is Returned”

“Be Unstoppable, not because you do not have failures or doubts, but because you continue on despite them”

Lunch: Taco Soup, Bosco CheeseStick, Fresh Broccoli & Dip, Applesauce & Milk


Congratulations FFA Members !!! Great Job at the State Fair.. The results for the 2016 Arkansas State Fair are listed at the end of the announcements.

Congratulations to our Volleyball team. They have had a great season and we are so proud of you !!!

The Randolph County Health Department will be here on Wednesday, October 26th to administer the flu vaccine.

FFA Members wanting to still sign up for the for 360 and Greenhand conference may do so until Wednesday of this week but conference fees must be paid by October 28th. Please see Mr. Washburn for the conference cost.

All Leadership Event Practices for FFA Team members will take place this week please see Mr. Washburn for the times

YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE! Pre-order your 2017 yearbook by October 28th for the BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIAL of $35.00 (the lowest price of the year)! Add personalization for $5.00 and receive up to 4 free icons. To order go online at or see Mrs. Sullinger in Room 4. (For the first time, personalizing with monograms or a crest is available, but only for orders online at

*October 29th will begin our fall sale: yearbooks will be $40.00, personalization $5.00 (monogram and crests will still be available online only), and icons $3.00 each.

*YEARBOOK is SELLING PIES to help purchase cameras. Chef's In has agreed to allowed us to sell their pies and give us all the proceeds.

**We will be selling PECAN ($17), PEANUT BUTTER ($17), PUMPKIN ($15), CHOCOLATE CREAM ($15), and COCONUT CREAM ($15)

***We have 3 delivery dates for you to choose:

OCT. 29

NOV. 19

DEC. 22

****These pies will be delivered fresh, but can be frozen after delivery.

Please contact Rachel Sullinger or a yearbook staff member to purchase yours.

PHS Project Graduation 5k Color RunwithFun Saturday, November 12th. Adults $25, 10 and under $10. Must register by Oct 31 at 5pm to guarantee a T-Shirt. Sponsored by Black River Health Club

Registration begins on Oct 13 at . Registration forms are also available and can be be picked up or turned in at:

Alma Spikes - Denee Johnson or Jenna McDonnough

MD Williams - Cheryl Matlock

PJHS - Chandra McDowell/office

PHS - Dianna Johnson/office - pick up forms by the bulletin board

Anyone interested in Chess Club see Mrs. Miller on Wednesdays. Chess practice will be Wednesdays at noon in her room at junior high.

S.W.A.T. will meet every Wednesday in Mrs. Baty’s room at lunch… Bring your lunch.


Mr. Miller will be offering tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays before school or directly after school. Please make sure to let him know if you will be attending. Students can also stop by his room during 4th hour, if needed.

Beginning November 1st, Mrs. Henderson will be offering tutoring at 7:00 a.m. in her classroom on TUESDAYS. She will have a chrome cart available.

ALL students who drive and park on our campus must have a current hang tag.

Fall athletic passes are accepted at the gate for fall sporting events. Students must show their pass at the gate for free entry, otherwise students are to pay the $2.00 entry fee.


Seniors will attend a College Fair at Williams Baptist College. We will be leaving PHS at 8:15 and returning to campus no later than 10:00. In order to attend you must pre- register at and also complete the consent to travel form that is attached to this email.

Mrs. Gholson’s 3rd hour Medical Terminology class need to go to study hall today.

The Randolph County Health Department will be here to administer the flu vaccine from 2:00 - 3:00

October 26th & 27th - Overall Tennis Tournament in Little Rock. Anna Baltz will be competing against winners and runner-ups throughout the state in all classifications. Good Luck Anna !!!


The UCA Rep will be in the counselor’s Office 11:40 - 12:15… Students drop in to visit

Art Club members need to stop by Ms. Galvan's room Thursday, October 27th at lunch to vote for Chieftain queen/king nominations.


Pep Rally - 1st hour @ 8:30

NHS Meeting in the Student Center @ 12:20

Football vs Highland AT Highland @ 7:00


Championship at the Rock @ Little Rock


November 1st - State Marching Band Championship @ North Little Rock (all day Tuesday)

November 3rd - There will be an FFA Meeting at 4 PM

November 10th - Club Pictures

November. 12th - PHS Project Graduation 5k Color Run with Fun Run. Registration forms by the bulletin board..

November 14th - All-Region Jazz Tryouts (PM)

November 17th - The Pocahontas FFA Annual Livestock show meeting will take place at 6 PM.

...News from the Counselor

Be sure to check your email often. Mrs. Hogan is sending out information daily. Below is some of the info she has already sent out.

---Discover UALR College Day - October 7th & October 28th

---FAFSA changes for the 2017-18 year

---Dept of Arkansas Coudret Trust Scholarship ($1000) and Garner Trust Scholarship ($2500) - Completed application and accompanying documents due at Dept Headquarters on or before March 13, 2017.

---B. Davis Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline May 22nd, 2017

---Honorsgrad Multimedia Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline April 16, 2017

---Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship - $1000 - Deadline June 1st, 2017

---PSAT/NMSQT Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship


Seniors check the list, on the board across from the office, for the correct spelling of your name. This is the way your name will appear on your diploma. If your name is spelled incorrectly let the office know.

NOVEMBER 15th IS THE DEADLINE TO PURCHASE PARENTS ADS FOR 2017 YEARBOOK! Buy the ad size you want now and turn in all the pictures and write up before Christmas break.

Page Sizes and Prices:

⅛ = $50.00

¼ = $80.00

½ = $110.00

Full Page = $200.00

Full Spread (2 Full Pages) = $350.00


Results for the 2016 Arkansas State Fair

Student's Name Grade Species Results
Mason Reed 12th Breeding Cattle Had two 1st place rankings with his Shorthorn heifers and two reserve champions in the open show.
Blaine Huddleston11thBreeding Cattle3rd in both the Jr. and Open AOB Exotic Show
Clara Luttrell 11th Market Lamb Ranked 7th in her market lamb class
Laurel Dhority 12th Market Lambs, Market Hair Sheep Lambs, and Breeding Sheep Grand and Reserve Champion Katahdin Ram, Grand Katahdin Champion Ewe. Premier Exhibitor in the open and Jr. Show. Reserve Superior Ewe, Third Place in the Senior Breeding Sheep Showmanship. Had 2 6th place rankings and 7th with her Market Lambs
Sarah Brown10thMarket LambPlaced 9th with her market lamb
McKayla Sorg11thMarket LambReceived a Super Showmanship Pin, Placed 5th, 7th, and 14th place with her market lambs.
Destiney Smith10thHogs11th place in market hogs
Makayla Hibbard10thHogsExhibited her market hog and commercial gilt
Gabby Archer10thHogs2nd in the Jr. and Open Yorkshire Breeding Gilt Show
Garrett Akins12thHogsExhibited his market hog and commercial gilt
Jessica Green10thHogsExhibited her commercial gilt
Will Sparks11thDairy Goats1st, 2nd, 3rd & 6th with Nubian Does, 6th with his Alpine Doe. As well as serving as an Arkansas State Fair Ambassador.

The Pocahontas FFA Chapter placed 1st and 2nd in the Sheep Herdsman Award.